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UCC Students Display Art Gallery Miniatures

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Galleries within a gallery. This Thursday, May 13th, a unique display opens at the Kamloops Art Gallery: miniature art galleries, each containing their own miniature exhibitions. Created by UCC Fine Arts students in response to a project from “Models and Maquettes,” a third-year special-topics course, the miniatures are scale models of actual galleries, along with…

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Pocket Change Helps Students

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Major awards are always welcome, but the pennies add up, too. UCC’s Foundation, dedicated to fundraising for scholarships and bursaries on behalf of students, knows it isn’t always possible to help out in a really big way, but, just as students really appreciate a $50 bursary to help with the costs of books and living,…

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Exceptions to UCC Retirement Policy Approved

  Posted on: May 7, 2004

Update: Mandatory retirement was ended at TRU in 2007. KAMLOOPS – The University College of the Cariboo and the UCC Faculty Association have signed a Letter of Understanding that authorizes exceptions to the UCC mandatory retirement policy. The agreement allows eight faculty employees to continue working past age 65, until July 2006. Roger Barnsley, UCC…

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Student Stars

  Posted on: April 21, 2004

KAMLOOPS-As the winter semester winds to a close, students anxiously await the outcome of exams and final essays. Some students, however, have already received tangible proof of their success. Here is a sample of student success across the disciplines at UCC: Sciences: UCC Sciences students Eric Bottos, Stephanie Richards, and Stuart Chambers, all of Kamloops,…

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We've seen some good ones!

  Posted on: April 21, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Here’s a truly once-in-a-lifetime offer: until UCC gets a new name as BC’s newest provincial university, there’s something to help fill the gap: “Name that University” t-shirts. Right now, UCC has a call out for residents in the UCC region to suggest names for the new university. With these t-shirts, however, it doesn’t matter whether…

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Distinguished Maori Educator to Speak at UCC

  Posted on: April 20, 2004

KAMLOOPS – Dr. Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Distinguished Chair in Indigenous Education and Universitas 21 Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia, Professor of Education at The University of Auckland and International Ambassador for the indigenous university Te Wanangao Awanuiarangi, will speak about ‘Transforming Education: Re-claiming, Re-imagining, Re-creating the Education of First Nations’ at UCC…

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UCC's New Canada Research Chair

  Posted on: April 20, 2004

UCC’s new Canada Research Chair in Community and Ecosystem Ecology, Dr. Lauchlan Hugh Fraser will be in attendance at a media reception next week: Time: 1:00 pm Date: Thursday, April 15, 2004 Location: CN Boardroom, UCC Clocktower Building The federal government announced the appointment of Dr. Fraser as UCC’s newest Canada Research Chair on Monday,…

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Western Economic Diversification Funds Advanced Technology at UCC

  Posted on: April 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC received $400,000 in Western Economic Diversification Fund (WED) support for leading-edge equipment to enhance training and technology transfer. The funding represents a significant portion of the cost of more than $700,000 worth of required high-tech software and hardware to be used for esearch, development and training through its Computerized Manufacturing Technology and Computer Automated…

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International Art on Display at UCC

  Posted on: April 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Forty-six applied, and three have been shortlisted. The public is invited to view and comment on “the best of the best” artwork proposals for the artwork being commissioned for UCC’s new International Building. The artwork, intended as the main feature of the building’s west entrance which features a semicircular glass facade, is required to correspond…

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School's not out for UCC Alumni Association

  Posted on: April 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Classes may be ending for most of UCC’s students, but the busy season is just beginning for the UCC Alumni Association. The organization, made up of past UCC students, plays a major role in UCC’s Convocation Ceremonies when pomp, ceremony and hard-earned degrees, diplomas and certificates transform students into alumni, but there’s a lot of…

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